Close
  • Studies in Modern Art 6 (PB) in color
  • Studies in Modern Art 6 (PB) in color
Images
  • Studies in Modern Art 6 (PB) in color
    Click to zoom
  • Studies in Modern Art 6 (PB) in color
    Click to zoom

Studies in Modern Art 6 (PB)

Item# 117-117

In Stock

Add to cart options
Product Options
  • Gift Wrap Option
Promotions
Product Actions
  • Gift wrap available.
  • $7.95 Flat fee shipping available.
Studies in Modern Art 6 (PB)
Description
Series edited by John Elderfield. Essays by Mirka Benes, Kirk Varnedoe, Peter Reed, and Terence Riley

This sixth volume in the series "Studies in Modern Art" focuses on the architect Philip Johnson and his long association with The Museum of Modern Art, with essays examining his roles as patron, as curator, and as the institution's unofficial architect from the late 1940s to the early 1970s. Kirk Varnedoe (Chief Curator, Department of Painting and Sculpture) presents an overview of the significant donations made by Johnson to the Museum collections between 1932 and 1996, among which is a group of key paintings and sculptures from the 1960s by Robert Rauschenberg, Andy Warhol, Claes Oldenburg, Roy Lichtenstein, and Frank Stella. Terence Riley (Chief Curator, Department of Architecture and Design) provides a critical analysis of the landmark exhibitions Johnson organized for the Museum, and their formative influence on the fields of modern architecture and design.

Mirka Beneš (Associate Professor of the History of Landscape Architecture, Graduate School of Design, Harvard University) discusses Johnson's design of The Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Sculpture Garden (1953) and traces the Garden's evolution within the context of international trends in landscape architecture from the nineteenth to the mid-twentieth century. Includes 150 (16 color) images.
Details
  • Size
    8.5 x 10"
  • Materials
    Paper
  • Year of Design
    1998
  • ISBN
    9780870701177
  • Features
    Paperback
  • Pages
    168
  • Genre
    MoMA Publications

Reviews

An Error Occurred!

Oops! An error occurred while processing your request.

Please check back soon, or, if you prefer, an order may be placed right away by calling 1.800.851.4509.

If you have further questions, please contact us via our  Contact Form.

We apologize for the inconvenience, and thank you for supporting The Museum of Modern Art.      

 

Still can't find what you're looking for? Let us help.

U.S. Customers at 1.800.851.4509 or Email us

International Customers, 9:30am - 5:00pm ET at 310.601.8196 or Email us